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Landing in Las Vegas : commercial aviation and the making of a tourist city

Author: Daniel K Bubb
Publisher: Reno : University of Nevada Press, ©2012.
Series: Wilbur S. Shepperson series in Nevada history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An account of how partnerships between airlines and casinos transformed Las Vegas into an international travel destination

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel K Bubb
ISBN: 9780874178722 087417872X 9780874178760 0874178762
OCLC Number: 764361123
Description: xii, 157 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The Airlines Come to Las Vegas --
A Symbiotic Relationship Forms --
Jets in the Consumer Age --
Airline Deregulation and the Mega-Resorts --
Still Growing During Tough Times.
Series Title: Wilbur S. Shepperson series in Nevada history.
Responsibility: Daniel K. Bubb.
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